Religion Dispatches: Not only are claims that the religious left is "on the rise" as old as the contemporary religious right itself, but the framing of the religious left may actually enable the religious right further.
Convivium: The mid-January death of beloved American poet Mary Oliver should renew in readers the spirit in which she wrote: patient attention to creation's mysteries.
Slate: Pope Francis' description of the mother of Jesus as the "first 'influencer " struck many as surprising for several reasons, not least because Mary was a Jewish Galilean peasant born in the first century BCE who was not that active on Instagram.
Christianity Today: A conversation with the author of 'Taste and See: Discovering God among Butchers, Bakers, and Fresh Food Makers.'
Religion News Service: A Republican primary challenge has zero chance of success unless a significant number of white evangelicals get off of Trump's Road to Reelection before 2020.